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1  You answer to the name of Ernest.
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2  So I am going to get rid of Ernest.
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3  You look as if your name was Ernest.
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4  The only really safe name is Ernest.
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5  You have always told me it was Ernest.
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6  I have introduced you to every one as Ernest.
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7  Besides, your name isn't Jack at all; it is Ernest.
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8  I think that is rather mean of you, Ernest, I must say.
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9  It is perfectly absurd your saying that your name isn't Ernest.
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10  Personally, darling, to speak quite candidly, I don't much care about the name of Ernest.
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11  Well, my name is Ernest in town and Jack in the country, and the cigarette case was given to me in the country.
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12  The moment Algernon first mentioned to me that he had a friend called Ernest, I knew I was destined to love you.
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13  I'll keep this as a proof that your name is Ernest if ever you attempt to deny it to me, or to Gwendolen, or to any one else.
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14  You have invented a very useful younger brother called Ernest, in order that you may be able to come up to town as often as you like.
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15  I'll reveal to you the meaning of that incomparable expression as soon as you are kind enough to inform me why you are Ernest in town and Jack in the country.
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16  The fact is constantly mentioned in the more expensive monthly magazines, and has reached the provincial pulpits, I am told; and my ideal has always been to love some one of the name of Ernest.
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17  And as a high moral tone can hardly be said to conduce very much to either one's health or one's happiness, in order to get up to town I have always pretended to have a younger brother of the name of Ernest, who lives in the Albany, and gets into the most dreadful scrapes.
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